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by | January 13, 2018 | 04:51

During an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, Trump questioned why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "s--hole countries" in Africa as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:48

China's exports rose 10.8% in yuan terms in 2017 thanks to a boom in global trade, Bloomberg reported. The politically volatile global trade surplus stood at US$422.5 billion, down from US$486 billion in 2016. For the month of December, the change was even more dramatic: Overall trade for that month fell 50.6 percent from the same period in 2016. By that data, last year's surplus is a record high, the wire service reported.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:50

Do we need more Haitians?' Then he went on and started to describe the immigration from Africa that was being protected in this bipartisan measure. Someone else in the room responded: "Because if you do, it will be obvious why". Mr Trump has denied using the vulgar expression, saying: "This was not the language used", but United Nations spokesman Rupert Colville said: "You can not dismiss entire countries and continents as "shitholes".

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:46

It is also contrary to HHS's claim that " work requirements " promote work. The Trump administration announced Thursday it will allow states to require some Medicaid recipients to work. Meanwhile, many of those who don't work are going to school or caring for children or other family members, and many others are ill or disabled but haven't been able to officially qualify for federal disability insurance.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:40

Minnesota has the home field edge, the Vikings beat the Saints in Week 1, and the Minnesota defense allowed the fewest points per game during the regular season (15.8). Malcolm Mitchell is unlikely to suit up for the Pats for the playoffs , so one of the receivers in the second or third tier of the Pats depth chart is going to have to come up big.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:37

And the injuries mounted: Dont'a Hightower, Derek Rivers, Shea McClellin, Marcus Cannon, Nate Ebner, Malcolm Mitchell . Before that, it hadn't happened since October 20, 2013, in a 30-27 road loss to the Jets . "I understand that it's a 5,000-foot view and you have to continue to look at the big picture and keep working toward the ultimate goal". "That's all you can do".

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:35

Feeley's departure had been communicated to State Department officials on December 27 and was not a response to Trump's alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries at a meeting on Thursday, U.S. He tweeted: "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:38

Palestinians held protests - as they have done each Friday since Trump's announcement in December - near border areas in the Gaza Strip, including in Rafah, Khan Younis , Gaza City, al-Bireh, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Qalqilyah, Jericho, Nabuls, Hebron and the al-Boreij refugee camp.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:36

The flu vaccine is still recommended, the CDC said , explaining it's not too late to get the shot because many weeks of flu season remain. "While our flu vaccines are far from ideal, they are the best way to prevent getting sick from the flu and it is not too late to get one", Fitzgerald said.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:31

Cohen, Trump's lawyer who, according to the Journal , arranged the payment, denied the report in a statement on Friday to BuzzFeed News. Michael Cohen , Trump's personal attorney, said the President "vehemently denies" the encounter, but did not address the alleged payment in a statement to CNN.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:24

That's GOP Sens. Cory Gardner of Colorado, Jeff Flake of Arizona, Lindsey Graham of SC and Democrat Sen. A senior Republican congressional aide, who did not want to be named, noted that the White House was briefed on the senators' proposal and said, "It's clear it's a non-starter".

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:18

But he admitted that Nitish Kumar was safe after being "rescued by security personnel". Although the chief minister escaped unhurt, some of his security men sustained serious injuries. The incident, meanwhile, set off a political slugfest between the ruling JD (U)-BJP combine and the RJD. The Opposition condemned the attack, but said the CM introspect why he is facing protests from all corners.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:15

Mr Trump said he thought the embassy's move from Grosvenor Square in the prestigious Mayfair district of central London to an "off location" at Nine Elms, south of the Thames, was a "bad deal". Downing Street later said the "strong and deep" partnership between Britain and the USA "will endure". But the American presence has not been appreciated by the embassy's neighbors in recent years.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:16

Senate. Mr. Renacci leaves the Republican race for governor to Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, and their running mates. On Thursday, Congressman Jim Renacci switched gears from being a candidate for governor and announced that he wants the Senate job.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:14

The 29-year-old singer ended her message by calling for an end to gun violence. Rihanna also shared a video on Instagram showing Alleyne spreading positivity to his viewers, "It's nice to wake up and see all of your brothers and sisters".

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:08

Sherin's mother, Sini Mathews , surrendered to police in mid-November and was charged with child endangerment/abandonment. Well, investigators won't say if she's cooperating, but she could also do time, possibly 20 years. The tampering with evidence indictment claims Wesley altered, destroyed and concealed a human corpse with intent to impair evidence for a later police investigation.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:04

It was 8 degrees in Philadelphia and New York City, with wind chills ranging from minus 9 to minus 11. The closest experience we've had to this kind of event was the Blizzard of January 1978, when the pressure plummeted to 28.47 inches Columbus, and a wind gust peaked at 69 miles per hour, as the temperature plunged to near zero and the snow piled up in historic 10- to 25-foot drifts.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:58

Smiling, he allegedly tried again to cut off her hijab, before fleeing. "She was courageous enough to confront the man, make some noise. and then proceed to walk with a bunch of other kids realizing there's safety in numbers", said Const.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:58

The harbor is also one of a string shipping entry points in the vital route connecting the Middle East with Europe through the Suez Canal. Saudi air defence forces shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels at the southern province of Najran on Thursday evening.

by | January 13, 2018 | 03:54

Marc Bennett told The Times in an interview Tuesday that he could not release the arrest warrant or discuss potential charges against Barris until he first appears in court in Los Angeles. However, footage from a police body camera shows that the officer was positioned across the street from the Finch home behind the cover of several vehicles.